KIPP Academy Nashville - KIPP Nashville

“At KIPP Academy Nashville, we prove the possible every day. Our families, students and faculty are committed to the goal of college graduation. Grit, Shine and Team are values that link us together and encourage us as we climb the mountain to and through college.”

KAYLA MILLER, PRINCIPAL

About KIPP Academy Nashville

KIPP Academy Nashville (KAN) is a free, open-enrollment public charter school in the heart of East Nashville.

KAN was a 2015 SCORE Prize Finalist, was named a 2021-2022 and 2018-2019 Tennessee Reward School for student growth and achievement among the top public schools in Tennessee. In the 2017-2018 school year, KAN students achieved the highest year-over-year academic growth possible and ranked among the best public middle schools in the city. KAN also outperformed the district and the state in ELA, Math and Science in the end of the year TNReady exam.

KIPP Academy Nashville is open to all students who are residents of Davidson County.

LOCATION:
East Nashville

YEAR OPENED:
2005

# STUDENTS: 390
GRADES: 5-8

% SPECIAL
EDUCATION: 11%

% STUDENTS OF COLOR:
African American: 52%;
Hispanic or Latino: 44%

% ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS 10%

TN REWARD SCHOOL
2021-2022;
2018-2019

AFTER SCHOOL CARE
options offered

BUS TRANSPORTATION
provided

Our Approach

KIPP Nashville Academy offers students a holistic educational experience that is focused on individualized learning, rigorous academics and opportunities to develop their authentic selves. At KAN, all students participate in music, with the option to join our world-class performance choir. Extracurricular opportunities include student council, basketball, cross country, track, cheerleading, step team and a variety of clubs.

Grit
When we show grit, we work hard to reach our goals.
Shine
When we shine, we always do our best.
Team
When we show team, we respect and help each other.

Our Team

Our teachers make promises to put students on the path to college, and we fulfill those promises by working together to build a strong and united school culture.

Brittany Crawford

Assistant Principal of Student Support Services Alabama A&M University

Kevin Meadows

Assistant Principal of STEM Lambuth University

Kayla Miller

Principal University of Richmond

Jacklene Randolph

Director of Operations Tennessee State University

Chantelle Stoxstill

Dean of Students Tennessee College of Applied Technology

What’s Coming Up at KAN!

We can’t wait to see all our families back again for this new year. Make sure you mark your calendar for these important upcoming events.

KAN Fall Book Fair | October 23rd-27th with Family Day on Friday, October 27th during Parent Teacher Conferences all day! Help us reach our goals of growing our students’ libraries. More details on our Book Fair Site linked HERE. Online sales can be made through November 5th!
Parent Teacher Conferences | October 23rd from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm. Signup today!
KAN Trunk or Treat | October 31st from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm.
Holiday Spirit Week | December 4th-8th
Parent Involvement Committee Meeting | December 5th at 5:00 pm
KAN Winter Concert | December 14th at 6:00 pm

Contact

123 Douglas Avenue
Nashville, TN 37207

Kayla Miller, Principal
Main Office: 615-514-6266615-514-6266
Email: KAN@kippnashville.org